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Beech stump at Spittle

Beech stump at Spittle Chulmleigh, October 1988 More like this

Muckspreading

Muckspreading Ashreigney, April 1989 More like this

Harepath

Harepath Beaford, June 1986 More like this

Archie Parkhouse with ivy for sheep

Archie Parkhouse with ivy for sheep Millhams, Dolton, April 1975 More like this

Church garden party

Church garden party Rectory, Chulmleigh, 5 July 1975 More like this

Farmer going home

Farmer going home nr South Molton, Bray Valley, March 1974 More like this

Drying dogs, Bonny Pets parlour

Drying dogs, Bonny Pets parlour East the Water, Bideford, July 1983 More like this

Bandsman and woman at the carnival

Bandsman and woman at the carnival Hatherleigh, 7 November 1973 More like this

Lower Langham Farm

Lower Langham Farm Lower Langham, Dolton, February 1978 More like this

Sheep being dipped, Parsonage Farm

Sheep being dipped, Parsonage Farm Iddesleigh, August 1976 (approx) More like this

James Ravilious, photographer of rural life © Beaford Archive

Image of James Ravilious
by Alan Winn.

The Beaford Archive

Photographs by James Ravilious from 1972 - 1989

WELCOME. Towards the end of the last century, James Ravilious created an "endless tapestry" of life in rural north Devon. This site holds digital scans of the 1,700 negatives which he regarded as his finest work.

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